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Posts Tagged ‘potpourri’

99 & 44/100% Pure Hot Links

Sunday, 14 July 2019

Flash mob.

Florida News.

Yellin’ California.

What’s for supper?

Let’s forgive ALL loans.

The Silver Bridge Disaster.

THIS SCARES THE HELL OUT OF ME.

What a happy otter sounds like [via].

What a sleeping dog sounds like [via]

Coast Guard seized 4000 lbs. of what?

In 1860, 10 of the 4.9% were Republicans.

The Irish banshee and the Scottish bean nighe [via].

Best TR Search Phrase yet: カモンエブリバディ ジョーンジェット
I hope he/she found this and this.

Antifa Portland Class of 2019. What a waste of white privilege.

Renowned economist Art Laffer didn’t invent the curve named after him, but he explains the concept here.

Former ICE Director Thomas Homan explains immigration law to AOC.


Only three people in the world can beat Chuck Norris.
One of them is Chuck Norris.
Another is also Chuck Norris.
The third one is Cüneyt Arkın [via].


From the Archives: 1 year ago5 years ago. 10 years ago.


A Humble Request [Updated 13 July 2019].


[Top image cropped from here.]

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Well-Heeled Hot Links

Sunday, 7 July 2019

Coral.

$15.2K?

Ink spiders.

“Who did it better?”

That’s not an Obama flag.

L.A. Earthquake vs. L.A. Rain.

A Humble Request [Updated].

A story about an S-Ho found here. [Language]

How To Solve The Homeless Problem Dept:
Force them to listen to this every day, like we have to.

President Thomas Jefferson, at 64 and in declining health, was NOT the likely father of any of Sally Heming‘s children. More here.

Betsy Ross’ flag was never the official flag of the United States of America. The USA did not exist until she won her independence in 1783.


From the Archives: 1 year ago5 years ago. 10 years ago.


[Top image: Shame on Nike.]

Disastrous Hot Links

Sunday, 30 June 2019

Judy’s Joint.

Talk to the hand.

“Shut Up, Little Man!” trailer.

Don’t Mess With A Fart Squirrel.

And they said, “DON’T PARK HERE!.”

Kid learned it from somewhere. [NSFW, NSFK]

Children of Illegal Immigrants In Cages is a Hoax.

3.6 billion years ago, something sent a radio message.
(BFD. It’s common.)

Alexandria Occasional-Cortex’ teary-eyed photo op was in front of an empty parking lot.


From The Archives: 1 year ago. 5 years ago. 10 years ago.


[Top image: Stuff happens often in Disaster City. Related post here.]

Conch Conch On The Head Hot Links

Sunday, 23 June 2019


Murder In The Red Barn [1827].
Murder In The Red Barn [78 rpm melodrama 1932].
Murder In The Red Barn [Tom Waits & Kathleen Brennan 1992].


Butting heads.

Whoa. Just whoa.

Salmon Crossing [via].

Bonk Bonk On The Head.

Autos Cubanos en el año 2019 [via].

Who’ll Stop The Rain? This guy can [via].

Visit Los Angeles! See Socialism In Action!

Possibly the worst job in the tech industry.

No racism to see here. Nope. None whatsoever.

Ideology doesn’t change. People do.” – Burgess Owens


From the Connections Department: Bandleader Fred Waring begat The Waring Blender which begat Dr. Jonas Salk’s polio vaccine. TRUE.


From The Archives: 1 year ago. 5 years ago. 10 years ago.

[Top image: Conchface from here via here via here.]

The Art of Hot Links

Sunday, 16 June 2019

I saw what you did there.

On This Day In Jazz Music is very cool.

Remember when David Letterman was sane?

Ringo explains his drumming style. [Hint: He’s left-handed.]

Here’s a job that pays $174K per year and allows you to vote yourself a “cost of living increase.” Pheeeew.

Every once in a while I’m reminded of The Institute for Centrifugal Research and how awesome it is.

The history of spam started in 1864, over a hundred years before the Internet, with a telegram sent en masse to a number of British politicians. In a prescient sign of things to come, the telegram was an advertisement for teeth whitening.”

[Top image: Sun Tzu’s “Art of War” has been reincarnated as a graphic novel, illustrated by Pete Katz, found here.]

The Great Blue Hole of Hot Links

Sunday, 9 June 2019

But why?

About Schlitzie.

THIS girl can pop.

RoboDog for sale.

I Like Foreman Mike.

I want to go like this.

Hiding from the vet [via].

Microfluidics are awesome.

Arthur C. Clarke was right.


From the What If This Were Your Business Department:
A family-owned Ohio bakery, founded in 1885, was falsely accused of racism by Oberlin College administration for calling police on young thugs, was awarded $11M in defamation case.

The 7th and 8th Commandments both apply here.


“Save the Planet” by cutting class? Reminded me of The List.

The President met with the Queen of England, and POTUS’ lack of decorum wasn’t reported .

[Top image: The Big Blue Hole of Ohio. Bottom image from here.]

 

Big Chief Buffalo Hot Links

Sunday, 2 June 2019

How to create a portal.

The Corgi & the Gauntlet.

The exploitation of Peter Max.

Cool EcoVid, but why the porn soundtrack?


Desert BluesJimmy Rogers, 1929.
Desert BluesSkeets McDonald, 1965.
Desert BluesRicky Nelson, 1967.
Desert BluesLeon Redbone, 1975.

More versions listed here.


If in Riverside, California, take this tour.
If in Wilmington, Delaware, take this tour.
If in Lynchburg, Tennessee, take this tour.


Max Mueller II, mayor of Idyllwild, California, is a real SOB and everyone knows it.

Mom ordered a t-shirt from China for her 3-year-old and it came with a surprise bonus feature.

And it’s all supposed to be spontaneous. Yeah, right.

Un-Aborted Pro-Abortion woman tries to make the argument:
Let’s eliminate suffering by killing those who MIGHT suffer.” Pheew. Even Planned Parenthood founder Margaret Sanger was against abortion as a contraceptive (except for blacks). The entire premise is false.


From the archives: 10 years ago. 5 years ago. 1 year ago.

[Top image from here.]

Declassified Hot Links

Sunday, 26 May 2019

This.

How to make a bug.

What’s the big idea?

Renewable resources.

Der Schweißermeister [via].

What does a zero sound like?

Free breakfast. And lunch. And dinner.

Sports Illustrated and creeping sharia.

Ancient beer recipe translated and brewed by monks.

All of Don McClean’s songs were sappy. There. I said it.


This creeped me right out. [G] [via]

This creeped me right out, too. [PG13]

This creeped me right out even more. [PG13]


From The World is Run by C Students Department:
In 2017, Jim Kenney, the democrat mayor of Philadelphia increased the soda tax to 1.5 cents per ounce, raising the price of a two-liter bottle of soda by roughly 67%. Tax revenue fell by 51%, shops closed and workers lost their jobs as people began shopping out of town. Brilliant move, moron.

[Top image found in here. Happy 30th Anniversary to Bunk & Bunkdalene.]

My Girl Is Red Hot Links

Sunday, 19 May 2019


Check out the 1st link here. (Thanks, Stacy.)


Ronnie Hawkins‘ girl is red hot, but your gal ain’t doodley squat. Just sayin’.


Can’t promote religion in public school except for this one.

“At least be forthright about your desire to subvert and dismantle our democracy into a creepy theological order led by a mad king.” -NY Rep. Alexandria Occasional Cortex


School lunch lady did the right thing and got fired for it.
[UPDATE: There’s more to the story.]

Lunch Lady action figure demonstration.


Woman gets suspended from FaceBook for posting easily verifiable facts.


From The Irony Department: Every Pro-Abortion advocate in history was not aborted. TRUE.


The Myths of the Minimum Wage. Yeah, I did my own research in 2014.

The Myths of Gasoline Pricing. Yeah I did my own research in 2009.


Need Bingo stuff? Here you go.


ZAP!


[Top Image:  Great Gift Idea from here, via here. More great gift ideas here.]

Mother’s Day Hot Links

Sunday, 12 May 2019

Arthur C. Clarke‘s predictions in 1974 (45 years ago). Wow.

What happens in the dishwasher stays in the dishwasher.

Fun Facts To Know And Tell 1:
President Reagan once gave a speech about manure.

Fun Facts To Know And Tell 2:
It all has to do with electrons. Mammals need iron for energy. Octopi need copper for the same reason and their is blood greenish-blue rather than red.

Fun Facts To Know And Tell 3:
WWII fighter pilot Jack C. Taylor (1922-2016) retired from the military in 1945 and started a successful car leasing business in 1948. He named it after one of the aircraft carriers he flew missions from – the USS Enterprise.

Octopus Hentai Fail. Girl got her cheek beak bit (and no, she wasn’t trying to eat it). [Update: Sources say she WAS trying to eat it.]

I didn’t like Never-Trumper Ben Shapiro before, and now I like him even less. What a snot.


Great Green Globs” as sung by Penn Gillette in 1994. It’s slightly different from what I remember:

Great big globs of greasy grimy gopher guts,
Dirty little birdy feet, mutilated monkey meat,
French fried eyeballs dipped in kerosene:
That’s what I had for lunch.

“All mixed up with all-purpose porpoise pus?” Nice addition. The differences are probably regional.


[Top image: “The Conversation” – William McGregor Paxton, 1940, found here.]


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